Overtime Rule Struck Down

  |  September 13, 2017

On August 31, 2017, Federal District Court Judge Amos Mazzant overturned the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Final Overtime Rule that would have doubled the annual salary level to qualify for exemption from overtime from $23,660 to $47,476. The same judge issued an injunction stopping implementation of the final rule nine months ago, and the Trump administration did not challenge the decision. Read more. Read More

Overtime Regulations Injunction is Temporary – Not Permanent

  |  December 1, 2016

Employers take note: The preliminary injunction granted on Nov. 22, 2016 by a Federal District Court in Texas is only temporary – not a permanent ruling. The injunction, which blocks the U.S. Department of Labor from implementing and enforcing its recently revised regulations on white collar exemptions to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), simply prevents the regulations from taking effect on Dec. 1. Read more. Read More